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Within the IATI activity standard. the
iati-activity is the building block to describe aid.
iati-activity represents a distinct grouping of information that reports various facts of an aid activity.
A human-readable title and description for an
iati-activity can be provided using:
title- a short, human-readable title.
description- a longer, human-readable description.
When using the IATI activity standard to declare an iati-identifier, the following should be considered:
iati-activitymust have a globally unique
- Publishers can decide on how best to structure and segment their organisation data around
- Publishers can decide to utilise the
hierarchyattribute to represent subdivision of units of aid.
- A publisher can set a default language and
default-currency, that is then used throughout the
iati-activity. This can be overridden in subsequent elements however.
last-updated-datetimedate must change whenever the value of any field within the associated
- It is recommended that the
titleshould be concise and jargon-free
descriptioncan have different focal points, by using the appropriate
- The free-text instances of
descriptionshould avoid use of text in CAPITALS, where possible.
- Both the
descriptionscan be repeated for different languages.
- When an
iati-activityis being implemented in a
recipient-countrywhere the official language is different to that of the
reporting-orgit is recommended that activity
descriptionare provided in all official